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    I am considering to get one camera to start with...
    wonder what i should get..not too high a budget..
    hope u all will introduce some to me..
    thanks

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    D200...

    nice entry level cam...good auto function...

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    haha! D200. great body and good price. come join the dark side.

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    Bro, D200 also consider entry level cam?

    Quote Originally Posted by westwest1 View Post
    D200...

    nice entry level cam...good auto function...
    Life is like photography, we develop from the negatives.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aaron80 View Post
    Bro, D200 also consider entry level cam?
    pro always say the D70s very good camera...but nv say D200 anything so more become entry level...D70s become better...

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    Get the D80! you won't regret it..D200 is an overkill for a newbie but surely an excellent camera for advanced users

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    hahaha... not fuj 30?

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    Consider Canon also...

    Dun bash me.. Nikonians... haha... Just a recommendation.

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    thanks..D200 and D80 is from what brand..
    D200 more complex?

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    Quote Originally Posted by graphicz View Post
    thanks..D200 and D80 is from what brand..
    D200 more complex?
    Nikon lor.....ha ha D200
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    sweat....is it becos now DSLR prices are much lower....that it become an entry lvl cam ar?^^|

    haha.. in the first place, graphicz, what sort of cam are u looking for? DSLR or normal digicam with some manual functions to play with?
    Note that no doubt price of DSLR is getting low...still gotta buy lens wo!

    btw....me an outdated amatuer...wahhahaa......
    DSLR newbie: 400D + Tamron 18-200mm + 50mm F1.8 (i simply love it!)
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    You may want to start from prosumer???
    I am NOT a PROfessional photographer and photography is NOT my hobby

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    Hmmm

    1) What's ur budget ?
    2) Ur main purpose of buying the camera. Shoot models at car shows, shoot nude or for friends/family outings?
    3) Weight
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    DSLR bahs..wads prosumer..haha..
    hmm. my budget not more than 2500..lesser..
    weight is not quite a problem to me i guess.
    purpose..shooting at events, travelling, and also people..and nature..
    thanks all of you..

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    Quote Originally Posted by graphicz View Post
    DSLR bahs..wads prosumer..haha..
    hmm. my budget not more than 2500..lesser..
    weight is not quite a problem to me i guess.
    purpose..shooting at events, travelling, and also people..and nature..
    thanks all of you..
    <$2.5 k will get u D80 bah.....D200 will be no lens....body nia...
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    D80..icic. thanks..lens will come together or got different types...

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    Quote Originally Posted by graphicz View Post
    D80..icic. thanks..lens will come together or got different types...
    Got 2 options....kit lens bundled together, body alone also have...
    "Nikon D80 kit (18-135mm) - ($1950~$1960), latest $1960 (John, Oct06 - camerashy) "
    "Nikon D80 (body only) - ($1545~$1550), latest $1545 (CP, Oct06 - rahul)"
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    great...think with the lens will be better..
    so just like that i can start with alr?

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    Quote Originally Posted by graphicz View Post
    great...think with the lens will be better..
    so just like that i can start with alr?
    Onz lah.... MaiTuLiao...
    D800|24~120mm VR|AF VR 80~400mm ED |SB900|50mm F1.8|CD 2X2|FL-360|FastPack 350/Sony RX100M3

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    Default Re: Camera Recommendation for a newbie

    IMHO... with 2.5K to spend, why not get a cheap 2nd hand entry DSLR to play with 1st. A 2nd hand good condition entry level DSLR costs less than 1K now in B&S section.
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